Bills remove assisted suicide residency requirement in Oregon and Vermont.

“Removing the residency requirement permits every American to die by assisted suicide.” By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The goal of the assisted suicide lobby is to legalize assisted suicide for everyone. On January 9, the Oregon legislature introduced House Bill 2279 to amend the Oregon assisted suicide act by removing the state …

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Hawaii House Bill 650 to expand assisted suicide law

Hawaii is the best example of how the assisted suicide lobby will support a “tight” bill to legalize assisted suicide and the next year introduce a bill to eliminate “restrictions.” By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Hawaii is the best example of how the assisted suicide lobby will support a “tight” bill to …

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Seattle Times article pushes for Canadian style assisted suicide.

America’s death lobby wants to follow Canada’s disastrous assisted death law By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A Seattle Times Opinion article published on January 13, 2023 advocates for the removal of the terminal illness requirement before dying by assisted suicide. In the article, Peter Haley writes about a woman in Washington State who died …

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Lethal assisted suicide drugs were accidentally ingested in Colorado. 

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition I was cleaning up my emails and found a report that was published in the Journal of Emergency Medical Services on November 29, 2022 titled: Death with Dignity: When the Medical Aid in Dying cocktail gets into the Wrong Hands. The report concerns an emergency whereby a …

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Canadian Disability groups assures members they will not recommend, suggest, or refer for euthanasia.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition An excellent article written by Tristan Hopper was published in the National Post on January 5 titled: Disability groups now assuring members they won’t recommend euthanasia. Hopper reports on a growing coalition of disability and human rights groups that are saying that Canada’s euthanasia law has gone …

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France’s Council of State rejects assisted suicide

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Council of State, the highest administrative court in France, on December 29, 2022, rejected a challenge to France’s assisted suicide law from Switzerland’s Dignitas assisted suicide group. “Dignitas and 50 of its French member launched an initiative to change the law in 2021,”  CNE news reported. “France’s judge rejected …

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2022 Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Year in Review. Victories, Defeats, and Changes.

By Alex Schadenberg Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition 2022 was a year of both victories, defeats, and changes. The most important victory was the Massachusetts Judicial Supreme Court deciding that there is no right to assisted suicide in the Massachusetts state Constitution. Possibly the saddest defeat was in Oregon which agreed to remove its assisted …

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New Mexico doctors launch court case for conscience rights

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A New Mexico doctor has launched a court case to protect the conscience rights of physicians who oppose assisted suicide. New Mexico legalized assisted suicide in 2021 by passing of Bill HB 47 with the law coming into effect on June 18, 2021. The New Mexico assisted suicide law …

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The media are promoting Nitschke and Sarco…..again

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition Philip Nitschke, also known as Dr. Death, is being promoted again for his Sarco suicide machine.  Before making comments on the latest media promotion of Nitschke and Sarco, let it be known that Nitschke is in the business of suicide. He sells suicide kits, suicide substances, suicide …

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New Mexico doctors launch court case for conscience rights

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition A New Mexico doctor has launched a court case to protect the conscience rights of physicians who oppose assisted suicide. New Mexico legalized assisted suicide in 2021 by passing of Bill HB 47 with the law coming into effect on June 18, 2021. The New Mexico assisted suicide law …

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Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts decides that there is no right to assisted suicide.

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts decided on December 19 to reject a challenge to Massachusetts prohibition of assisted suicide, finding that there is no right to assisted suicide in the Massachusetts Constitution. EPC-USA is incredibly pleased by this decision. EPC-USA was the only group to submit a friend-of-the-court …

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Canadian Government to delay expanding euthanasia to people with mental illness 

By Alex Schadenberg, Executive Director, Euthanasia Prevention Coalition The Canadian Press reported on December 15 that Canada’s Liberal government is seeking to delay the implementation of euthanasia for mental illness alone. According to the Canadian Press: The Liberal government announced Thursday it will seek to delay the expansion of Canada’s assisted-dying regime to include people whose sole underlying conditions are …

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